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the "usa today." james taylor is performing today. kelly clarkson will be singing "my country tis of thee." and beyonce singing "the star spangled banner." >> it has to be an honor to be selected by the president to sing. thinking about james taylor it was interesting to note if it would have gone differently, he would have been senator taylor. >> he said the right thing. i should do what i love and do what i do best. >> when real estate people talk about location location blair house has it all. margaret brennan is there to show us what's inside. margaret good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. blair house is about location location, location. it's the president's guest house. it's where heads of state come to stay where they come to the capitol. it's also where incoming presidents live until inauguration day. reporters rarely get a look inside, but the chief of protocol took us on a tour. >> welcome to the blair house, the president's guest house. >> this is gorgeous. >> reporter: built in 1824 blair house is named for its one-time owner, francis blair, an a
. >> at this time, please join me in welcoming award-winning artist kelly clarkson, accompanied by the united states marine band. ♪ ♪ ♪ my country 'tis of thee ♪ sweet land of liberty of thee i sing ♪ ♪ land where my fathers died land of the pilgrims' pride from every mountainside let freedom ring ♪ ♪ let music celebrate and ring from all the trees these freedoms song ♪ ♪ land that comes awake ♪ let silence break ♪ the sound prolong ♪ our fathers guide to fhee ♪ of liberty to thee we sing ♪ long may our land be bright with freedom's holy light ♪ ♪ protect us by thy might great god, our king ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> another wow moment there, diane, kelly clarkson. >> our next distinguished guest is the poet, richard blanco, who will share with us words he has composed for this occasion. >> mr. president, mr. vice president, america, one today, one sun rose on us today, kindles over our shores, peeking over the smoky, greeting the faces of the great lakes, spreading a simple truth across the great plains and charging across the rockies. one light waking up rooft
from during the democratic national convention and kelly clarkson will be performing. then at the inaugural ball, alicia keys, your other former girlfriend, rob. and then also you'll be hearing from other acts like brad paisley. >> brandi, i was there four years ago and there was just so many people, and security was really tight. tell us more about the security there now, is there a serious threat in d.c.? >> reporter: well, we asked officials and they told abc news, there's no specific credible threat. but they're not taking any chances. along with the security you just saw, they're going to have snipers surrounding the area, shutting down areas of both rivers in the region. they have a lot of satellites honed in on the national mall just in case something happens. when you hear about recent incidents in algeria and just the amped up attention of gun control in this country, they just want to have an extra presence here. >> thanks, brandi. all taking place on mlk day, which speaks for itself. and our coverage of the inaugural continues later this half hour as michel
and 20 minutes left. >> brian: and i believe in us. also we have kelly clarkson to look forward to, as well as james taylor. go on twitter and tell us who you like better. >> steve: lady gaga will be at the ball for tomorrow. >> gretchen: i'm scared to know what she's going to wear. >> brian: despite predictions for lower turnout compared to the first inauguration u still got a huge crowd going to capitol hill this morning. there to witness all this is a guy we call todd starnes. he is live in washington. hey, todd. >> good morning, brian. you know, one of the big things here at the inauguration are the souvenirs. and for the past couple of days, i've been walking the streets of washington, d.c. not looking for traditional souvenirs burks looking for the most unusual and the most bizarre presidential souvenir. here is what i found. >> one stop shopping. >> the nation's capitol has been turned into a giant wal-mart for democrats. instead of that yellow smiley face, vendors are hawking president obama's face. >> we got him and his wife. we got them with obama and biden we got to let
second inaugural address. following that, kelly clarkson will be singing "my country 'tis of thee." and these are the supreme court justices being led in, led by chief justice of the united states john roberts jr. who delivered the oath in 2009. here is the first lady as she is coming in to the capitol. as we mentioned earlier, she's wearig a dress and a coat by the american designer thom browne. navy blue we are told. there's justice sotomayor. nominated to the supreme court by president obama. she will deliver the oath of office to the vice president. justice elena kagan following her. the nine justices of the supreme court, filing in to take their seats. jan, you are inside the capitol, as we see the vice president coming in. tell us what we're seeing now. >> well, scott, right now we are getting this -- the supreme court justices walking out. i want to make the point that one of the things that -- and we talk about the president's term and what he can accomplish in his next term in office. the supreme court is something that could have an enormous impact on this country becaus
bible which has been provided for this ceremony by the king family. kelly clarkson will sing "my country tis of thee" and there will be a poem read. we are excited that richard bla nmp co will be -- blanco will be joining us. reverend louis leon will be overseeing the traditional st. john's service that kicks off the president's day on mopped and will be offering the prayer and beyonce will be singing the national anthem. these historic bibles, and they are symbolic bibles as we head into the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation and with that, i would like to hand it over to our partners and talk about the inaugural parade, which will take place after the lunch that matt discussed. >> thank you. i'm colonel michelle roberts. and our task force has the responsibility for planning and coordinating all of the military ceremonial support for the inaugural activities. once the luncheon is complete, the president and the first lady, the vice president and the second lady will be escorted out to the east front of the capitol, where they will be greeted by the commander of the task
, kelly clarkson will then sing "my country 'tis of thee" then a pome -- a poem written specifically for this occasion. the youngest ever inaugural poet and first glbt inaugural poet and latino poet. then overseeing the st. john's service will be offering the benediction and the servicewill end with beyonce singing the national anthem. obviously these are very short bibles and symbolic bibles as we head into the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation and the 30th anniversary of the march on washington, d.c. with that i would like to hand it over to our partners at j.t.f. and what will take place after the lunch matt discussed. >> thank you. as i said, i'm colonel michele roberts from the national task region and our task force has the responsibility for planning and coordinating the military support for the faugral activities. once the luncheon is complete, the president and first lady and vice president and second lady will be escorted to the east front of the capital where they will be greeted and he will escort them down the steps to take what's called the review which
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